Richard Okimaw is a Lawyer and registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Rick draws on his legal acumen and engineering experience to draft and obtain patents in a broad range of technology fields including oil field and downhole tools, construction materials and equipment, software, social media, electronic gaming machines, sporting and medical equipment.
With 15 years of experience in all aspects of intellectual property, Rick successfully obtained hundreds of patents for his clients in Canada, the United States and around the world. He advises a wide variety of clients from entrepreneurs and multinational companies establish and protect their technology.
His mechanical engineering experience gives him a keen insight into the technological needs and challenges of his clients. Rick excels at quickly and thoroughly understanding the technology and discussing it with his clients from an engineering perspective before developing a practical, cost effective protection strategy tailored to their technological and business needs.